Monday, May 11, 2015

Ontario Pathways Hiking Series


The Ontario Pathways has two hiking series planned for 2015.  One happens on Saturdays (one per month April through October) from Canandaigua to Phelps and the other occurring on Tuesday mornings in May and June from Phelps to Canandaigua.

Here's a link to information about the PATHWAYS for PEOPLE Saturday hikes: http://visitfingerlakes.com/events/1655/pathways-for-people-hiking-series/

The seven hikes Tuesdays in May and June Hiking Series from Phelps to Stanley and then from Stanley to Canandaigua are as follows meeting at the designated locations by 10:00 am.

May 12:  Meet at the Gifford Road Trail Head.  This is a hike from the trailhead to the county line and back out.  3.6 miles round trip hike.  (Take Rt. 88 north of Phelps.  Turn onto Rockefeller Road, then left on Wilber Road, then right on Gifford Road.  Trail is 1000 feet ahead on the left.)

May 19:  Meet at the Rt. 96 Trailhead/parking lot (a quarter mile east of State Route 488 on State Route 96).  4 mile hike.
Meet at Gifford Road. Hike into the Ontario and Wayne county line and back. Hiking distance 3.6 miles - See more at: http://visitfingerlakes.com/events/1655/pathways-for-people-hiking-series/#sthash.HJrUIUdU.dpuf
Meet at Gifford Road. Hike into the Ontario and Wayne county line and back. Hiking distance 3.6 miles - See more at: http://visitfingerlakes.com/events/1655/pathways-for-people-hiking-series/#sthash.HJrUIUdU.dpuf

May 26:  Meet at teh Orleans water tower (take route 488 to Orleans.  Turn onto Waddell Road and you will see the water tower).  5 mile hike.

June 2:  Meet at teh BOCES parking lot (off of State Route 5&20 on County Road 20 less than a block from the intersection). 3.5 mile hike.

June 9: Meet at Depot Road. 3.8 mile hike.  Drive to the end of Depot Road, parking on the loop turn around.  We will carpool to Stanley Junction and hike back to our cars at Depot Road.

June 16: Meet at the New Covenant Baptist Church parking lot off County Road 46.  5 mile hike.  We will carpool to Depot Road.

June 23:  Meet at the Ontario Street Parking lot. 3 mile hike.  We will carpool to Co Rd 46 at the New Covenant Baptist Church parking lot.

Running Late?  Missed the carpool?  Then go directly to the starting point or first available road crossing that allows parking.  They will get you back to your car at the end of the hike. Go to the Ontario Pathways website www.ontariopathways.org click on CONTACT and let them know you are coming.  They will also send a reminder each week.
 

NEW THIS SUMMER!!!
Wegmans now offers a  
Passport to Family Wellness 
for the Ontario Pathways Rail Trails. 
 Stop by the Canandaigua Wegmans to pick up your Ontario Pathways Rail Trails passport booklet then enjoy walks, runs, bike rides, or cross country skiing to the passport rubbing posts.  More information about the Wegmans' Passport to Family Wellness can be found here.


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